Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. In my case, it worked right away, with no need to restart CUPS or anything else. For anyone who has a Canon i or similar. Anyway, now I continued the Wizard and eventually got to a dialogue that listed printer manufacturers where previously my Canon i wasn’t listed and I now could navigate the list to find my i this was again different on both laptops, but the result was the same. I’m trying to get this to work with no success.

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You can get these via the synaptic package manager, if you’re not versed in the apt-get command line fuction. After much trawling around the internet I was finally able to get my daughters laptops to find the shared printer on Mageia.

Am I on the right track if you look at a screen dump of my Windows 7 printer install and port-remap? Locally attach the printers and see if you can install the printers using the same options you have used already. Does the ink monitor work telling you when to change carts? Which set of BJC drivers do you use? You will also get a detailed installation protocol.

HOWTO: Canon iXXX series printers [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

Gutenprint also has a bug when choosing cassette or autosheet feeder. I don’t know much about serial ports, I just know what they look like, and that they’re older than USB. By joining our community you will have the ability linhx post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


I then did a test print again I had 2 different experiences on my 2 laptops, but still success! It’s been about 4 months and I haven’t figured this out yet. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.

Problem getting driver for networked Canon i on Win 7 to printer – Microsoft Community

Mine worked fine after that. The final message was: If you already followed the instructions from the beginning of this thread to install the Pixus drivers, and installed the tiff libraries using apt-get, then all that should remain is the png driver.

Try ‘man sudo’ to read the help page for a bit of background info. It gave me numerous errors about libraries that are missing but were kind of there Many thanks in advance.

But what you have proposed just might. The libpng2 library is available directly from the repository, so a quick “sudo apt-get install libpng2” should set you up. Phew an intense few days doing a LOT of reading and now success finally!

Problem getting driver for networked Canon i865 on Win 7 to printer attached to Linux Desktop

I too use the drivers for my i Print with Canon i Now the problem is that the print job doesn’t seem to reach the printer at all. X I followed the directions pretty closely, using the files bjfilterpixusi No-one else here at Ubuntuforums seems to have posted a fix lijux. Get the correct drivers from here: Would love to use the native canon drivers though. Is there anything special I need to do for the connection? By the way, if someone could tell me how I could get the printer status, it could be nice: No such file or directory” then update your system by typing “ldconfig” as root I got the following.


Try printing another page. The test page worked out fine, but most of cnon programs wouldn’t print, including xpdf firefox thunderbird and so, ooo would print in A5 setting and be stuck there. Is it possible to do this on my AMD 64? My computer had to be reprogrammed recently and now my printer does not work. I downloaded libtiff3g into my Home directory from here http: